Definition of Isaac Bashevis Singer from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Isaac Bashevis Singer

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(1904-91) a Jewish-American writer, born in Poland, who won the 1978 Nobel Prize for literature. He is best known for his short stories, in collections which include Gimpel the Fool (1957) and The Death of Methuselah and Other Stories (1988). His novels include The Family Moskat (1950) and Shosha (1978).